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  • CAF Museum dedicated to preserving WWII artifacts

    BROWNSVILLE – Among the many unique sites the Rio Grande Valley has to offer, one offers a glimpse into the history of flight and its impact on preserving the freedom United States citizens enjoy today.

    “The Brownsville Commemorative Air Force Wing Museum…is dedicated to preserving the artifacts of World War II to educate people about the cost of freedom,” explained Tom Santos, volunteer and tour guide. The museum is located at 955 S. Minnesota Ave. near… Read More +

  • Illusionist Roger Wayne brings Rio Grande Valley magic

    Illusionist Roger Wayne is doing his 2017 performances in the RGV. His past show was Roger and Lee Anne’s Grand Illusion Magic Show.

    Wayne said, “It was the largest traveling illusion show with over 10,000 pounds of equipment in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio. Having performed for thousands of people over the past 25 years, grossing over $10 million, we were very successful performers.”

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  • ‘Good Vibrations’ tribute coming to Llano Grande

    Sun, surf and California girls. Those were the days! Celebrate the music of the Beach Boys with the “Good Vibrations” tribute concert at Llano Grande Resort on Friday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

    Good Vibrations is the ultimate, exciting tribute to the music and spirit of the Beach Boys. Audiences across the country have been mesmerized by the amazing group and their faithful renditions of the Beach… Read More +

  • Moe Bandy, Janie Fricke & TG Sheppard come to Riverside Club

    Lovers of country music will want to make plans to see three stars from the classic country music scene when the Riverside Club brings Moe Bandy, Janie Fricke and TG Sheppard in a Classic Country Concert. The concert will be held will be held Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Boggus Ford Event Center, 3000 N. Cage Blvd, in Pharr. Doors open 6 p.m. Tickets as available from Riverside Club, at the Boggus Box… Read More +

  • Mega Winter Texan Fiesta this weekend

    Winter Texans, get ready for a fun-filled weekend in Mission as the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce honors Winter Texans during the Mega Winter Texan Fiesta to be held Friday and Saturday Feb. 12-13. The two-day celebration includes a golf tournament, a Mexican Artesans’ Market and the ever-popular live entertainment by some of the Valley’s best Wintertainers™ on Saturday.

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  • CrossStrung performs their last season in RGV

    CrossStrung, one of the hottest groups to perform in recent years in the Rio Grande Valley, will be returning this year for a limited engagement. They were named best Bluegrass Band in the RGV in 2014, and have been nominated for the 2016 Valley Star Awards Family Musical Group of the Year. They were also winners of a National Family Talent Search.

    Leah Cluff, now 21 years old, started playing violin at… Read More +

  • Chisholm Trail Festival pays tribute to important part of RGV History

    The fourth annual Chisholm Trail Festival created by the City of Donna honors Chisholm Trail rider Col. Pete Preston Ackley, an Illinois native who lived in Donna from 1858 to 1940. The two-day event will kick off with a Chisholm Trail Round-up Dinner and Dance on Friday, Feb. 12 followed by a full day of events Saturday. A 5K Run begins the Saturday, Feb. 13 line-up of events, followed by the Chisholm Trail… Read More +

  • Winter Texans’ favorite golf courses named

    Golf is a favorite pastime for many Winter Texans while wintering in the Rio Grande Valley. With dozens of golf courses all across the Valley, Winter Texans have a wide array of courses to enjoy, and each course has its challenges and beauty. Most courses offer beautiful tropical scenes of lush green fairways lined with palm trees, as well as special features designed to enhance the beauty of a particular hole or water element. Of… Read More +

  • Vote for 2016 Valley Star Awards

    It is time again to select Winter Texans’ favorite entertainers for the 2016 Valley Star Awards. This year’s ballot is in this week’s edition of the Winter Texan Times on page 8. Choose to use the ballot in today’s paper and mail it to 1217 N. Conway, Mission TX 78572, or, vote online at www.wttrgv.com. Ballots must be received by Feb. 16 to be counted.

    Nominees for Male Vocalist of the Year… Read More +

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